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Lindsey McDermott

Literacy Coach

Gustavus Adolphus College in Psychology and French
Elementary Teaching Certification from the University of Pennsylvania
Master's as a Reading Specialist with a focus on English as a Second Language from Saint Joseph's University

Lindsey received her Bachelor’s degree from Gustavus Adolphus College in Psychology and French before joining Teach for America in Philadelphia in 2008. She went on to receive her Elementary Teaching Certification from the University of Pennsylvania and her Master’s as a Reading Specialist with a focus on English as a Second Language from Saint Joseph’s University. She received her National Board Certification in 2019. Prior to coaching for GLO, she was a classroom teacher in both Philadelphia and Edina as well as a reading specialist and literacy coach in both Philadelphia and Trenton. She has an interest in educational equity and diversity.